South India (Travancore),1851

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Ebenezer Lewis, Southapooram [Santhapuram]

Charles Mault, Nagercoil

James Whitehouse, Nagercoil

Mrs Whitehouse [née Sarah Mault], Nagercoil - girls school

James Russell, Nagercoil and James Town

Mrs Lewis [née Emily Griffiths], Nagercoil at

Charles Mead, Neyoor [Neyyoor] - appreciation of Elizabeth Gray, Indian teacher; legend of goddess Muttar Ammon; translation of a teacher's letter to Hindus; chapel at Codeyoor; caste in the Christian church; his marriage to daughter of Indian teacher Davaranam whose family invited Ringeltaube to Travancore; annual meeting of Bible Society (dated 1 Jan 1852)

John Abbs, Pareychaley

John Cox, Trivandrum [Thiruvananthapuram]

Dr Charles Leitch, Madras

Charles Mead's marriage to an Indian; ; reports; accounts

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Travancore & Ceylon, 1817-1899 (list F6), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note